IRC Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

IRC Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs. IRC Uganda looking for “Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before March 27, 2023.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid, relief, and development nongovernmental organization. Founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association, at the request of Albert Einstein, and changing its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the similar Emergency Rescue Committee, the IRC provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to refugees and those displaced by war, persecution, or natural disaster.

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IRC Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator Jobs 2023

The IRC has published a job vacancy announcement on March 13, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Position Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline March 27, 2023

IRC Job Vacancy 2023

Major responsibilities include:

Award & Partnership Management:

  • Maintain a broad and deep understanding of donor policies, regulations, and procedures and provide relevant guidance to consortium. Ensure that the award is well-administered and implemented in compliance with relevant donor regulations and IRC procedures (e.g., legal expectations, IRC PEERS policy, etc.).
  • Lead internal and external reporting with programs and finance teams, ensuring high-quality, well-written and timely reports meeting donor and IRC requirements. Manage reporting timelines and processes for consortium, including developing and communicating timelines, providing reporting support/follow-up when needed, coordinating internal reviews and partner responses/revisions, and escalating major issues to Regional SMT.
  • Lead development, review, and amendment of donor, partnership, service, and collaboration agreements/amendments.
  • Continue to build upon and improve grant management tools and processes for effectiveness, feasibility, and consistency across the consortium.
  • Lead development and review of annual project planning documents, including budgets, workplans, technical narratives and milestones, and targets. Support Senior Regional Project & Partnerships Coordinator to obtain donor and partner approval of annual deliverables.
  • Lead preparations for audits in collaboration with finance, AMU and OGC departments.
  • Work with the Regional Project & Systems Coordinator- PlayMatters to manage all aspects of internal and consortium-wide project cycle meetings to enable regular, structured reviews of award performance.
  • Support overall financial management of project. Lead review and processing of financial realignment and payment requests. Provide detailed support to budgeting exercises.
  • Lead knowledge management of project, including keeping hard and soft copy grant files up to date (both internal and external drives).
  • Support the Senior Project & Partnerships Coordinator- PlayMatters to advise consortium on all external branding and intellectual property matters. Help with the negotiation and approvals for use of external content, ensuring compliance with relevant use terms and conditions.
  • Lead routine technical and financial/compliance monitoring and evaluation of consortium partners and IRC country programs, including coordinating timelines, travel, and expectations of RPT and consortium teams. Lead documentation and communication of achievements, lessons learned, challenges, and changes needed.

Position in Organization:

  • Requisition ID: req39521
  • Job Title: Regional Grants & Partnerships Coordinator- PlayMatters
  • Sector: Grants
  • Employment Category: Fixed Term
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Open to Expatriates: No
  • Location: Kampala, Uganda


  • At least 5-7 years of experience in program and grants management, and communications at an international NGO or similar organization
  • Positive, helpful attitude and willingness to learn new skills is essential. Must be excellent coordinator and great teammate; this role collaborates across department and ability to influence colleagues, often without line management.
  • Exceptional organizational skills; experience with establishment and implementation of grants management software and tools
  • Superb professional writing and editorial skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a fast-paced environment, within and across departments/functions and develop positive relationships with locally and remote based staff
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to adjust plans for the realities of working across multiple time zones and cultural contexts.
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, file sharing and database software.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (up to 25%).
  • Experience providing supportive and respectful staff management and capacity-building.
  • Ability to accurately develop and review budgets is highly preferred.
  • Experience working in conflict and crisis settings and knowledge of humanitarian programming is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the East Africa context, with direct experience working in Ethiopia, Tanzania and/or Uganda preferred .
  • Consortium management experience is a plus.
  • Self-directed, able to independently set priorities and solve problems with minimal guidance
  • Understanding of IRC grants systems and policies (e.g., OTIS and PEERS, etc.) and experience implementing grants in an IRC country program is a plus but not required.

How to Apply IRC Regional Grants and Partnerships Coordinator Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: March 27, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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